Associate Professor Michelle Jack

Clinical Associate Professor
Medicine, Northern Clinical School

Telephone 9463 2166
Fax 9463 1015

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Biographical details

Graduated University of Queensland with first class honours and the University Gold Medal.

Trained in Paediatric Endocrinology at the Royal Children's and Mater Children's Hospitals Brisbane.

Completed a PhD through the University of Sydney.

Clinical Director Paediatric & Diabetes Service, Royal North Shore Hospital since 2004.

Head of Department Paediatric Endocrinology Royal North Shore Hospital St Leonards NSW 2065 since 2008.

Senior Lecturer Sydney University, Northern Clinical School.

Research interests

Research interests include clinical research in Type 1 Diabetes including prevention studies and basic research in islet biology and stem cells.

Chief investigator RNSH site Type 1 diabetes prevention study (INITII)

Chief investigator RNSH site Trial Net Natural History study

Research into neonatal and paediatric thyroid diseases, including effects of dietary iodine excess.

Selected grants

2013

  • Infant thyroid hormone levels and long-term child educational outcomes; Nassar N, Roberts C, Wilcken B, Martin A, Jack M, Wiley V, Algert C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Wong, J., Jack, M., Li, Y., O'Neill, C. (2014). The Epigenetic Bivalency of Core Pancreatic b-Cell Transcription Factor Genes within Mouse Pluripotent Embryonic Stem Cells Is Not Affected by Knockdown of the Polycomb Repressive Complex 2, SUZ12. PLoS One, 9(5), e97820. [More Information]
  • King, B., Howard, N., Verge, C., Jack, M., Govind, N., Jameson, K., Middlehurst, A., Jackson, L., Morrison, M., Bandara, W. (2012). A diabetes awareness campaign prevents diabetic ketoacidosis in children at their initial presentation with type 1 diabetes. Pediatric Diabetes, 13(8), 647-651. [More Information]
  • Gao, S., Jack, M., O'Neill, C. (2012). Towards Optimising the Production of and Expression from Polycistronic Vectors in Embryonic Stem Cells. PLoS One, 7(11), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Lin, W., Martin, J., Marsh, D., Jack, M., Baxter, R. (2011). Involvement of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 in the effects of the histone deacetylase inhibitor MS-275 in hepatoma cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 286(34), 29540-29547. [More Information]
  • Emder, P., Jack, M. (2011). Iodine-induced neonatal hypothyroidism secondary to maternal seaweed consumption: A common practice in some Asian cultures to promote breast milk supply. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(10), 750-752. [More Information]
  • Crawford, B., Cowell, C., Emder, P., Learoyd, D., Chua, E., Sinn, J., Jack, M. (2010). Iodine toxicity from soy milk and seaweed ingestion is associated with serious thyroid dysfunction. Medical Journal of Australia, 193(7), 413-415. [More Information]
  • Jack, M. (2010). Short Stature and Growth hormone use in children. Paediatrics & Child Health in General Practice, 11, 30-35.
  • Jack, M., Stone, M., Clifton-Bligh, R. (2009). Neonatal hypercalcemia due to polymorphisms of the calcium sensing receptor. Journal Of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 22(6), 561-563. [More Information]
  • Jack, M. (2008). When to worry about short children? Paediatrics & Child Health in General Practice, , 1.
  • Greer, R., Shah, J., Jeske, Y., Brown, D., Walker, R., Cowley, D., Bowling, F., Bell, J., Jack, M., Cotterill, A., et al (2007). Genotype-phenotype associations in patients with severe hyperinsulinism of infancy. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology, 10(1), 25-34. [More Information]
  • Singh, N., Holland, A., Arbuckle, S., Delbridge, L., Jack, M. (2005). Intrathyroid dermoid cyst presenting as a unilateral "Cold" nodule. Pediatric Surgery International, 21(9), 761-763. [More Information]

2014

  • Wong, J., Jack, M., Li, Y., O'Neill, C. (2014). The Epigenetic Bivalency of Core Pancreatic b-Cell Transcription Factor Genes within Mouse Pluripotent Embryonic Stem Cells Is Not Affected by Knockdown of the Polycomb Repressive Complex 2, SUZ12. PLoS One, 9(5), e97820. [More Information]

2012

  • King, B., Howard, N., Verge, C., Jack, M., Govind, N., Jameson, K., Middlehurst, A., Jackson, L., Morrison, M., Bandara, W. (2012). A diabetes awareness campaign prevents diabetic ketoacidosis in children at their initial presentation with type 1 diabetes. Pediatric Diabetes, 13(8), 647-651. [More Information]
  • Gao, S., Jack, M., O'Neill, C. (2012). Towards Optimising the Production of and Expression from Polycistronic Vectors in Embryonic Stem Cells. PLoS One, 7(11), 1-13. [More Information]

2011

  • Lin, W., Martin, J., Marsh, D., Jack, M., Baxter, R. (2011). Involvement of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 in the effects of the histone deacetylase inhibitor MS-275 in hepatoma cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 286(34), 29540-29547. [More Information]
  • Emder, P., Jack, M. (2011). Iodine-induced neonatal hypothyroidism secondary to maternal seaweed consumption: A common practice in some Asian cultures to promote breast milk supply. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(10), 750-752. [More Information]

2010

  • Crawford, B., Cowell, C., Emder, P., Learoyd, D., Chua, E., Sinn, J., Jack, M. (2010). Iodine toxicity from soy milk and seaweed ingestion is associated with serious thyroid dysfunction. Medical Journal of Australia, 193(7), 413-415. [More Information]
  • Jack, M. (2010). Short Stature and Growth hormone use in children. Paediatrics & Child Health in General Practice, 11, 30-35.

2009

  • Jack, M., Stone, M., Clifton-Bligh, R. (2009). Neonatal hypercalcemia due to polymorphisms of the calcium sensing receptor. Journal Of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 22(6), 561-563. [More Information]

2008

  • Jack, M. (2008). When to worry about short children? Paediatrics & Child Health in General Practice, , 1.

2007

  • Greer, R., Shah, J., Jeske, Y., Brown, D., Walker, R., Cowley, D., Bowling, F., Bell, J., Jack, M., Cotterill, A., et al (2007). Genotype-phenotype associations in patients with severe hyperinsulinism of infancy. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology, 10(1), 25-34. [More Information]

2005

  • Singh, N., Holland, A., Arbuckle, S., Delbridge, L., Jack, M. (2005). Intrathyroid dermoid cyst presenting as a unilateral "Cold" nodule. Pediatric Surgery International, 21(9), 761-763. [More Information]

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